in practice


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in practice

(1) In the IT world, the methods that are commonly used.

(2) Using IT terminology on a day-to-day basis, which may not be technically correct. In the computer world, numerous synonyms are used for the same concept or product, and terms routinely morph into new meanings.
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There is great concern that many physicians will not be able to stay in practice because they cannot get liability coverage, and that sends a bad message to people, he said.
Once the inner connection is grasped, all theoretical belief in the permanent necessity of existing conditions breaks down before their collapse in practice.
In practice the 'Trio' has become a centre for everyone, bursting at the seams with the demands made on its limited space.